M&A Senior Counsel

E I du Pont de Nemours and   •  

Wilmington, DE

Industry: Energy & Environmental Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 337 days ago

Job Description

DuPont’s Global Headquarters located in Wilmington DE has a M&A Sr Counsel position available.  This is a highly visible, key role within the Legal function of the Agriculture Division. This Position will require a person of vision, integrity and commitment, as well as substantial leadership and influencing experience, maturity and judgment.

The person filling this role will have a Strong focus on M&A as well as corporate structures and formation and maintenance of corporate entities; preparation of wide range of proxy and Form 10-K disclosures related to compensation as well as familiarity with tax issues, including IRC Sections 162(m) and 409A.

Must be self-starter able to work independently; this is not a “second chair” position.

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. 

DuPont is an E-Verify employer.

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

Job Qualifications

In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in broad range of corporate and M&A legal issues.; J.D. Degree and Law License.
  • Strong client development/relationship skills.
  • Experience with M&A activity in the Agriculture industry.

  • Familiarity with tax issues.

  • Expertise in corporate structures and formation and maintenance of corporate entities desirable.

  The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • Ability to counsel Corporate Accounting and Investor Relations functions on broad spectrum of public disclosure issues related to periodic filings and Reg FD.
  • Expertise in director and officer liability insurance and other legal issues related to boards of directors desirable.
  • Experience with preparation of annual meeting proxy statements, including management of shareholder proposal issues and the no action letter process.

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